Anfield

 
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* Address: Anfield Road, Liverpool
* Country: United Kingdom
* Capacity: 54,000
* Opened: 1884
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Liverpool FC (football)

Extra stadium info – Anfield

The stadium is known as a venue for several events, like boxing, concerts, football, religious gatherings, rugby league and tennis. The world famous venue opened as the home of Everton Football Club. Soon after Everton moved away from the stadium, Liverpool Football Club were founded. Liverpool FC are among the first sports clubs with 10 million followers on their main social media page. The first-ever match of Liverpool FC at the venue took place on 1 September 1892. They won the game 7-1. The stadium’s record attendance was set in 1952, when 61,000 people showed up for a match between Liverpool FC and the Wolverhampton Wanderers.

In 1977, Liverpool FC became the first English football club with 10 top division titles. They drew an average attendance of 47,000 in 21 home games in that domestic league season. Liverpool FC became the first club from the United Kingdom to win the European championship for football clubs five times. They won their fifth European championship title after defeating AC Milan from Italy in the 2005 UEFA Champions League final. 72,000 people showed up for the match, which took place in Istanbul. AC Milan reached the final after defeating PSV from Eindhoven and Liverpool FC reached the final after defeating Chelsea from London.

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